Articles about neck pain


Mind-Body Therapy for Neck Pain

Last updated: 09/13/2020

When neck pain flares up, body movements and concentration levels are reduced, which can severely limit the ability to participate in activities. This cycle can lead to feelings...

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How Soft Tissue Injuries Cause Neck Strain

Last updated: 09/13/2020

Depending on the extent of the damage, symptoms of a neck strain or sprain can range from mild discomfort to painful muscle spasms. See Neck Strain: Causes and Remedies Our...

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How to Treat Stiff Neck from Physical Work

Last updated: 09/12/2020

How to Treat Stiff Neck from Physical Work How to Treat Stiff Neck from Physical Work Peer Reviewed Movement and exercise tend to be good for the neck, but overdoing it can lead...

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Neck Strengthening Exercises

Last updated: 09/12/2020

When the neck and upper back muscles become weakened, the head sags forward and increased stress is placed on the cervical spine, which can lead to neck pain. Strengthening...

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Neck Cracking and Grinding: What Does It Mean?

Last updated: 09/11/2020

Crepitus or crepitation is the noise that may be heard during joint movements, such as a cracking, popping, snapping, or grinding. These sounds and sensations can occur in the...

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Easy Levator Scapulae Stretch for Neck Pain

Last updated: 09/11/2020

When the neck becomes stiff or sore due to a muscle strain, the long levator scapulae muscle that runs down the side of the neck and into the shoulder is commonly one of the...

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4 Easy Stretches for a Stiff Neck

Last updated: 09/11/2020

Even though a stiff neck is typically caused by a relatively minor injury, such as a muscle strain or ligament sprain, the painful flare-ups can be quite sharp or burning. It is...

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Thoracic Spine Anatomy and Upper Back Pain

Last updated: 09/03/2020

The thoracic spine is the longest region of the spine, and by some measures it is also the most complex. Connecting with the cervical spine above and the lumbar spine below, the...

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Exercise for Sciatica from a Herniated Disc

Last updated: 09/03/2020

Leg pain or sciatica from a herniated disc is commonly caused by disc material protruding backwards and irritating or compressing a nerve root, which in turn causes pain to...

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What Role does Neck Pain play in a Migraine Attack? - Headache and Migraine News

Last updated: 09/03/2020

As we have discussed before, migraine and neck pain very often go together. You may remember the perhaps surprising results of our poll a few years ago – Migraine Symptom: Neck...

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